January 2002

Tuscarora Yarns Inc., Mount Pleasant, N.C., announced
Peter Hegarty has assumed responsibilities for the company’s global marketing and
sales efforts.

Atlas Electric Devices Co., Chicago, has appointed
Larry W. Masters president and CEO; and
Jack L. Martin president, Atlas Weathering Services Group.


The West Conshohocken, Pa.-based
American Society of Testing and Materials (ASTM), Committee E18 on Sensory
Evaluation of Materials and Products has presented its David R. Peryam Award to
Gail Vance Civille, president, Sensory Spectrum. The award recognizes outstanding
professionals in applied sensory science.

The Hosiery Association (THA), Charlotte, N.C., has elected
Sally Kay president, following the retirement of
Sid Smith.

Fairlawn, Ohio-based
OMNOVA Solutions has elected
James J. Hohman vice president of the company. Hohman also serves as president of
the company’s Paper & Carpet Chemicals Division.

Woolrich®, Woolrich, Pa., has promoted
David Becker to operations manager, retail; and
Mike McCarter to general merchandising manager, retail. In addition, the company
has named
Valerie Beggs designer, women’s sportswear; and
Phoebe Hogeland designer, outerwear and sporting group.

TSG Inc., North Wales, Pa., has named
Robert M. Beaty vice president, sales. He will oversee both the SynFin Industries
and Synthetic Finishing Divisions.

Synthetic Organic Chemical Manufacturers Association (SOCMA), Washington, has made
the following appointments:
Cedric Calhoun, director, marketing;
Charlena Patterson, director, human resources; and
Robert Dickinson, controller.

The Washington-based
American Fiber Manufacturers Association (AFMA) has elected
Bradley Hill, Solutia, chairman; and
Geoff Schofield, Drake Extrusion, vice chairman and chairman of the Executive
Walter W. Hubbard, BASF Corp., was elected treasurer.

Springs Industries Inc., Fort Mill, S.C., has named
R. Dean Riggs executive vice president, home furnishings operations. Riggs is
responsible for Springs’ bed and bath manufacturing operations, overseeing approximately 30 plants
and 11,000 employees in eight states.

Sara Lee Activewear, Winston-Salem, N.C., has named
Kim E. McAleer senior vice president, operations. McAleer previously served as a
vice president of Anvil Knitwear.


Mayer & Cie. announced the following management changes: co-owner
Rainer Mayer, along with his brother
Peter Mayer, will focus attention on Group functions; Rainer Mayer has
relinquished responsibility for operative sales management to
Oliver Scharf, sales manager;
Reiner Plankenhorn, purchasing manager, has been appointed general power of
commercial representation as sole signatory;
Rolf Willmer continues as development manager; and
Rainer Müller as production and operations manager.

WestPoint Stevens, West Point, Ga., has named
John Cafaro vice president, sales, Bed and Bath Division, for Kmart, Sears and
regional mass retailers.

New York City-based
Kellwood Co., has appointed
Kathy White president, EMME® Division; and
Stephen L. Ruzow president, womenswear.

Mount Vernon Mills Inc., Greenville, S.C., announced the promotion of
Charles L. Little Jr. to president, Yarn Sales Division and LaFrance Division.

Teijin Ltd., Japan, has appointed
Toru Nagashima president and COO. Nagashima assumes the presidency from
Shosaku Yasui, who retains his position as CEO and has assumed the position of
chairman of the company.

Appleton, Wis.-based
Rollguard® Products, a subsidiary of Great Northern Corp., has named
Mike Cattanach account manager for the Southeastern United States.


Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI), Roseville, Minn., has electedDonald M. Reinbolt chairman of its Board of Directors. Reinbolt has served on the
Board since 1991.

January 2002